Progressive members of US Senate concerned over Israel aid bill

Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) voted for the Senate supplemental defense bill, despite not agreeing with all of its provisions relating to Israel.   In a statement, Van Hollen said he was disappointed the bill included a blanket ban on any funds going to UNRWA. Van Hollen introduced an amendment which would allow UNRWA […]

US puts new sanctions on Hamas, members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard

US puts new sanctions on Hamas, members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard

The US on Friday issued a second round of sanctions on the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas following its attack this month on Israeli communities, including by targeting a Hamas official in Iran and members of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. The US Treasury Department said in a statement the measures targeted additional assets in […]